Oct 23, 2014

CWA Prepares to Fight Ebola

CWA and the Steelworkers' safety and health departments will be training workers on Ebola and its potential transmission, thanks to a grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

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Oct 23, 2014

WTO Says It’s Unfair for American Consumers to Know Where Their Meats Come From

The WTO ruled against the U.S. on the Country of Origin Labeling issue, which requires that meat sold in grocery stores carry labels indicating country or countries where the animal was born, raised and slaughtered.

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Oct 23, 2014

Leaked TPP Passage Shows Pact Will Increase Cancer Medicine Costs

Access to affordable cancer treatments in the U.S and 11 other countries will be delayed for years if terms revealed in a leaked draft Intellectual Property Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should go into effect, Public Citizen said.

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Oct 16, 2014

CWA Puerto Rico 911 System Workers Get a New Executive Director

After 18 months, CWA Local 3010 members have a new executive director of Puerto Rico's 911 system.

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Oct 15, 2014

Ebola Virus Fact Sheets from NYCOSH

See these fact sheets on the Ebola Virus from NYCOSH: Essential Information for Workers and Essentianal Information for Aircraft Cabin Cleaners and Cargo Handlers.

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Oct 6, 2014

CWA Safety and Health: Save the Date

The 2015 CWA Health, Safety & Environment Conference will be held March 8-13, 2015 at the Westin Hotel/Pittsburgh Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Oct 2, 2014

Health and Safety Update

CWA's OSH Department and CenturyLink reached an agreement for a landmark program to help protect telecom workers from unsafe levels of lead exposure.

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Aug 21, 2014

Peaceful Resistance in Ferguson

CWA Local 6355 President Bradley Harmon sent us this dispatch from Missouri.

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Aug 21, 2014

UCLA Professor Fined $10,000 for Death of Lab Worker

In a case that has transfixed the scientific community and mobilized health and safety activists, UCLA professor Patrick Harran struck a deal with prosecutors on criminal charges stemming from the 2008 laboratory fire that killed 23-year-old Sheharbano "Sheri" Sangji, a research assistant and UPTE-CWA Local 9119 member.

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Jul 13, 2014

May 2014 District 4 OSH Conference Call

Minutes of the CWA District 4 Occupational Safety and Health Conference Call conducted on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

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Jul 13, 2014

U.S. Department of Labor Files Suit Against AT&T for Violation of OSH Act

On May 16, 2014, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed suit against AT&T on behalf of four CWA Local 6360 members for violating Section 11(c), the non-discrimination clause, of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

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Jun 19, 2014

Safe Staffing Saves Lives

"A patient dies every three seconds from a medical error," said CWA Local 1168 President Cori Gambini, again and again over May's Safe Staffing blitz. Healthcare workers know the role that nurse to patient ratios play in giving good and safe care, and all last month in Western New York State, CWA healthcare workers and allies got this message out to the public and legislators in the fight to assure all patients receive the they deserve.

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Jun 12, 2014

AFA-CWA Applauds Congress For Taking Action Against Norwegian Air Outsourcing Scheme

An amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations, passed by the House of Representatives, will help ensure that U.S. airlines and aviation crew are afforded a level playing field for transatlantic flying, AFA-CWA said.

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Jun 5, 2014

Movement Building

CWAers recognized for focus on job safety and health; CWA and other activists showed support for Walmart workers; LGBTQ activists stood with T-mobile workers at the Albuquerque Pride Parade.

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May 22, 2014

Macklemore. Really?

United Students Against Sweatshops is pushing rapper Macklemore and Ryan Lewis to break up with union-busting T-Mobile US CEO John Legere, and instead stand up for workers at T-Mobile who are been harassed, disciplined and fired just because they want a union.

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May 1, 2014

CWA Members Mourn the Dead, Fight for the Living on Workers Memorial Day

This Workers Memorial Day, CWAers across the country joined union and safety and health activists in commemorating those workers who have been injured, made sick or killed on the job.

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Apr 28, 2014

DOL: Today is Workers’ Memorial Day. Join us for Our Commemoration!

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Apr 24, 2014

Make Your Voice Heard On April 28

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Apr 23, 2014

AFL-CIO: Materials to Assist with 2014 Workers Memorial Day Activities

Workers' Memorial Day (WMD) is next Monday, April 28. Please see the information available from the AFL-CIO Occupational Safety and Health Department.

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Apr 23, 2014

WEC@WORK: April 2014 Newsletter

Check out the New Jersey Work Environment Council's April Newsletter.

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